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    September 26, 2012
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we the first hands-free car. >> we're in for a stretch of wet weather. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> do we need the umbrella today? >> i think so. it will be off and on rain. it will be warmer. we will make it up to sell the nine -- we will make it up to 79 . i would take the umbrella. off and on rain showers.
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it will be a little bit warmer. right now we're in the low to mid 60's. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> good morning. the roads are still wet. we have several accidents. eastbound 32 at 29, a crash. in crofton, johns hopkinsoad, an accident. we have a closure on the ramp to southbound ordinance road. one more problem in the city along north avenue at bel air road. not bad in terms of volume. we start with drive times. 11 minutes on the northeast side. 10 minutes to go south on 95 from the 895 split down to the fort mchenry. volume starting to build in the
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eastbound direction on 70 towards the beltway. this is 295. some heavy delays and some flashing lights. we will check on that and get back to you. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> police are investigating a disturbing report of a sexual assault on board a school bus. >> the incident happened last night on a bus across from dulaney valley high school. more information as it becomes available. >> baltimore city police are investigating the death of a man who died while in their custody. >> jennifer franciotti is live with the latest on this investigation. good morning. >> good morning.
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anthony anderson died on friday night after a confrontation with police. his granddaughter's birthday party when officers assaulteda number of family members say they witnessed the event. two detectives are telling a different story. they say they caught anderson in a drug deal. >> they observed him put what they suspected to be some type of narcotics in his mouth in an atttempt to hide them. so they placed him under arrest for that, took him into police custody, put handcuffs on him. he then started complaining of discomfort and pain. it was believed at the time that he may have ingested some of the drugs that he had and maybe was choking on them. >> police say the officers have been placed on suspension with pay pending the outcome of this investigation. more on the story coming up at
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6:30. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> baltimore city has a new top cop on the job this morning. he replaces fred bealefeld, who retired last month. anthony barksdale began an indefinite medical leave. he sells them as the city's new commissioner on thursday -- he saddles end as the city's new commissioner on thursday. >> there was a violence at towson. people became unrule, leading to a shooting -- people became unruly. >> you are responsible to what
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takes place. if their actions, we will hold those liquor license holders responsible for this. >> he declined to speak on camera about the accident. >> george huguely is appealing his murder conviction. his attorneys filed a motion on tuesday but no word on the reason for the appeal. >> the maryland court of appeals has stripped tiffany alston of her license to practice law. violated state rules of professional conduct. she was found guilty of misdemeanor theft after using state funds to pay an employee of her law office.
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>> just 41 days before voters head to the polls. both candidates to go to ohio. mitt romney said he is the plan to turn around the economy. hallie jackson joins us live. we're getting new information from polls show were both candidates stand in ohio? >> a new poll shows president obama ahead of mitt romney by double digits. they both will be campaigning in the same part of the state today. to theomney's bus tour final stop in a key state. republicans hope to have an opportunity to turn the tide to
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show romney is the better choice for the economy. >> he had no better idea. it was a repeat of what he said four years ago. >> it may be a tough sell where many workers like the president's bailout of the auto industry. democrats keep up their attack. >> they act like the recession fell from the sky. whoa. "how did this happen?" >> the president was shift gears -- the president will shift gears. we have been talking about other signs the economy is going in
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the right direction. housing prices are up in some of the biggest cities. >> president obama is pulling light in ohio. what about other states -- president obama is pulling ahead in ohio. >> we're talking about florida. president obama is ahead of mitt romney 53-54. obama up by 12 in pennsylvania. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> with just a handful of games left in the regular season, this is not a time for the orioles' bats to turn called but that is
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what happened as the orioles lost to the blue jays. the orioles were shut out. the orioles lose 4-0. keith mills will have more in sports. >> 6:09. halloween is proving a hit for retailers. >> green bay fans are offering assistance to the beleaguered replacement refs. >> how would you feel about having a computer at drive you on your daily commute? that could soon become a reality. >> custom cars will be in baltimore this weekend. >> the list is growing of accidents this morning. one eastbound on 32. one eastbound on 32.
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>> good morning. this is a live view from skycam. a chance for storms as we go through today. i am live at pimlico, outside
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the clubhouse. getting excited for a big car show. we have some beautiful cars will be talked about. painter.retired auto you still specialize in that. >> that was my day job and a hobby. i have the best of both worlds. >> your from silver spring. -- you are from silver spring. let's talk about this purple car. >> this is a 1932 ford. it has an exposed engine. the color combinations are true to the early 1950's. >> i see blue car.
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>> this is a 1962 chevy impala. people would be able to buy these out of high school and do some mild work and put the what tires.rite wall >> i want to show the red car because it looks pretty fancy. >> that was more of a style that was done in the 1960 era. >> beautiful cars. you can see these cars at pimlico this weekend. it will be on the infield. i love how you can have different styles of cars. some are more fancy and up to the person who paints them. >> i love the old style cars. and exposed engine -- can you
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drive it in the rain ? >> they did. >> thank you, ava. there is a breaking the action as far as the rain goes. we can see more rain dropping down at of the pennsylvania. this will arrive within another 90 minutes or so or maybe just an hour. take an umbrella with you. you can see these badges of rain upstream from us. another is coming across ohio. these things will come through in waves ahead of a call from that is dropping down out of the great lakes. it will be off and on rain today. take an umbrella. after the front goes through,
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the weather will change. up to 79 today. 62 at the airport. we should be able to get into the upper 70's this afternoon. high temperature between 76 and 81 degrees. off and on rain showers. a slight chance for a thunderstorm. the front will stall on top of us. we keep a chance for showers in the forecast on thursday, friday, saturday, and sunday. if you have outdoor plans, i would not be overly concerned. high temperature in the low 70's. >> good morning. it is busy with wet roads and several accidents. eastbound 32 is shut down their
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old columbia road. johns hopkins road in crofton, we have an accident wrapping up. a disabled tractor-trailer and one lane is blocked. 13 minutes in the outer loop west side. delays falling into place quickly around liberty. 10 minutes for the south on 95 between the beltway and 32. here's a quick, live look at traffic. nothing significant delay-wise. watch for delays eastbound 32. this is 295 at 175. backing up down towards 32. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. the violence in syria spreads to the capital. tv reports attacks targeted a
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top military headquarters in central damascus. no immediate word on casualties. the conflict is taking center stage this week at the meeting of the u.n. general assembly in new york. the supreme court will take up whether suspected drunk drivers can be forced to give blood and whether it violates a person's unreasonable expectation of the searches. folks in green bay are not ready to forgive the blown touchdown call in seattle. it wisconsin eye care cliniic is offering -- clinic is offering free eye surgery for the
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replacement refs. >> encouraging news on the housing front. national home prices increased. more good news is expected when the report for august will be released. california drivers could soon see driverless cars on the road. someone still has to pay attention and the ready to takeover if there's a problem. the dmv will have to expand the definition of a vehicle operator. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. if price was not an issue, would you want to own a car that could drive itself? you can share your response at
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wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. more americans are getting into the halloween spirit this year. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. the image of the all american family has changed. many households are now led by single people. single people are coping with more financial burdens. their concerns range from medical expenses to day to day costs. airlines have collected more than $1.7 billion in baggage fees in the first half of this year. delta collected the most fall by united and american. wall street waiting on a new home sales for august. markets tumbling yesterday. the federal reserve plan to boost the economy may not be
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enough to do the trick. the bloomberg maryland index was lower on losses for sourcefire and stanley black & decker. a record 170 million people plan to celebrate halloween. the average consumer will spend almost $80 this year and that is up 10% from last year. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> 62 degrees at the airport. the regular-season lines down for the orioles. keith mills will have more. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. it is busy out there. the roads are still wet. eastbound 32, we have some closures because of an accident. another accident in crofton. a disabled tractor-trailer southbound route 10. watch for delays in the city at north avenue and bel air road.
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here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is old court road. traffic on the northwest corner of the beltway is building from just past 795 down towards edmondson. this is 295 and we can see some southbound delays. all those delays are creeping into place as early this morning. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we have a break from the rain. you can see more rain in the mountains. a good idea to take an umbrella with you. showers are expected again later this morning. off and on rain showers and a slight chance for a thunderstorm. high temperature into the upper 70's. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. here is keith mills.
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>> thank you. good morning. the orioles and blue jays wrap up their series tonight. the blue jays need a win to get a split. aaron laffey began a six-hit shutout. yan gomes, just over the leap of j.j. hardy. joe saunders did not pitch poorly. two on, one out. clutch base hit by colby rasmus. next batter, edwin encarnacion. he sells for a single -- he settles for a single. the orioles load the bases in
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the ninth inning. he just got under it. 4-0, the orioles were shut out. the yankees lost last night to the twins. ravens and brown's tamara night -- tomorrow night. the ravens played a tough game against the patriots on sunday. they give up almost 400 yards on defense. keys preparation -- the key is preparation, said ed reed. >> just being in the right spot. >> ed pretty critical about what
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esau in seattle -- about what he seattle. seattaw in >> a man dies in police custody and his family wants answers. one teenager has a unique
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. the revenue is expected to stick around for a few days -- the rain is expected to stick around for a few days? >> it cannot be a steady rain.
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a slight chance for a thunderstorm - -it will not be a steady rain. take an umbrella with you. >> new questions surrounding the death of the men while in police custody. >> jennifer franciotti has reaction from his family and why they are planning officers. >> that is right. 46-year-old anthony anderson died on friday after a confrontation with police. his family said he was trying to go to a party. police are telling a different story. this vacant lot is now a memorial to anthony anderson. he died after encountering police here on friday night. anderson's family says he was on his way to celebrate his granddaughter's birthday. however, two detectives report
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that they caught him in a drug deal. >> they observed him put what they suspected to be some type of narcotics in his mouth in an atttempt to hide them. so they placed him under arrest for that, took him into police custody, put handcuffs on him. he then started complaining of discomfort and pain. it was believed at the time that he may have ingested some of the drugs that he had and maybe was choking on them. >> a number of anderson's family members say they watched the arrest unfold in a dramatically different fashion. >> what i saw is that i think that they killed him. they picked him up and slammed him and dropped him on his head. i feel that they killed him. >> i saw the police behind him pick him up in the air and went boom. and i'm going, "oh, my god. what is you doing to my son?" >> yvonne anderson tells us her father had a long history with police. she said his rap sheet includes a number of drug arrests. >> he's innocent. he couldn't even run, miss, because he had a bad hip. >> they said he was faking because he didn't want to go to jail. my father has been to jail
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before. so that's not an issue about anything. they didn't have to do him the way that they did. >> the two officers involved are suspended with pay while homicide detectives investigate. that is standard procedure. the family is considering a wrongful death lawsuit against the police department and they want the officers to serve jail time. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. the new owners of the sparrows point steel mill say it will be auctioned off if a buyer does not come for by then. a company specializes in industrial liquidations. bids are due for the january auction. >> after plans to merge, the university of maryland is
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planning a joint school of public health between their college park and baltimore campuses, create a single public health school. the plan would take the best of what college park and baltimore have to offer. >> students will become nasa's degree candidates in college can take revenge. this allows a richer experience in education that will allow us to do better for the state and the world's. . >> the first degrees could be handed out in 2014. >> city leaders joined concede that operators at the site of the soon-to-be harrah's baltimore to introduce the new
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general manager. he has 18 years of experience in gaming. >> i'm excited for what this casino will mean for this area. this casino will make way for other ancillary types of businesses. >> the new facility is set to open in 2014 will feature more than 3700 slot machines. >> a 19 year-old comes up a winner twice. first he beat cancer and then won the lottery. he said he will pay off his car and buy a home with his winnings. he is also thinking bigger picture with the money. >> i cannot pay back what people have done for me as a cancer survivor.
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i like to give back to the community that gave to me and show them my gratitude and hopefully help somebody else. >> what a nice guy. there's still another winner that has yet to come forward. the ticket expires on friday. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> tracking several problems for your morning commute. eastbound 32. the on ramp is blocked by an accident. that should be wrapping up shortly. delays on 295, 24 miles per hour down towards 100. we still have some closures because of a disabled tractor- trailer. watch for a crash in north avenue and belair road. this is a live view of traffic at old court road.
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you can see very heavy traffic developing from 795 down towards edmondson. picking up in volume around harford. this is 95 from white marsh down to the 895 a split. expect to be delayed. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. ava marie is looking at some cool cars in pimlico. >> a big car show this weekend at pimlico. this is the first car show they are putting not across the nation. it will be at the pimlico race course. you can see these beautiful cars. that one is orioles orange. that is an amazing sound.
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let's check the seven-day forecast. there's about a 60% chance for rain at any point today. a friend seems to stall out. that gives as a rain chance each day through sunday. we'll come back with the cars and try to hear that sound. >> i'm getting child flashbacks of every model car i put together. thank you. 6:37. a truck driver lucky to be alive after demonstrating some amazing reflexes. we will see more of this when we come back. >> we are still taking your answers to our water cooler question of the day. if price was not an issue, would you want to own a car that could drive itself? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com.
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and across the state... according to the department of legislative services. and with independent audits required by law... question seven means millions for maryland schools. guaranteed. >> a truck driver is lucky to be alive after an amazing crash. take a look at this. in a large straw there's to the veers - a large truck the
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to the left. the driver goes to the windshield and lands on his feed. he was not seriously injured. "what the bleep just happened?" >> that was incredible. >> whoa! >> a palddler suffered two broken ribs. their race eventually got under way. we go back to the shore. >> 6:41. >> we do have some rain in the forecast.
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we will check the seven day. some sprinkles in baltimore. 62 at the airpo
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:44. police are investigating a disturbing report of a sexual report on board a school bus. the incident happened last ride on a bus that was parked across the street from dulaney valley high school. baltimore city has a new top cop on the job this morning. he replaces fred bealefeld. anthony barksdale began a medical leave.
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he headed up police departments in oakland before coming to baltimore. the senator theatre is expected to be sold. the sale should be approved for $500,000. the new owners are being given a 40 year fixed-rate mortgage while the theater undergoes renovation. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> not exactly an ideal start for your morning commute. let's get you up to date. paper mill road, we have an accident. the harrisburg expressway is running without any problems.
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the j.f.x. in critical shape into town. watch for an accident on north avenue and belair road. 19 miles per hour on 795. we have an accident that continues to be cleared. 21 on southbound 295. that backup extends down towards 32. this is the northwest corner of the beltway. that is the pace of things all the way down the west side of the beltway. live view is south of the beltway northeast. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. let's go back to ava marie live at pimlico with more on the card show. >> we have all these beautiful custom cars for the big show that's happening this weekend at
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pimlico. maryland,m dayton, and you do this for a hobby. >> this is a 1941 coupe, all- steel c ar. >> let's show the before and after. this is incredible. >> this is laying in the field in south dakota. >> i can only imagine how much work you had to put into it. >> quite a bit. eat.urned out to be grad it is a four-speed. it was a lot of fun. >> we have to hear it.
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tom is going to start it up. i love that you chose orange. [engine turns] man, that is something. what makes it purr so well? >> that is what i'm talking about. >> you have tony excited. >> you can see these cars this weekend. >> oh, man, is that awesome. what a cool car. thank you, ava. switchover to the digital channel in about half an hour to see more of that. we're missing the rain right now.
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another batch of showers in the mountains and in pennsylvania. more rain come across ohio. they are moving west to east. they will catch up to less. -- they will catch up to us. take an umbrella with you. the wind is coming at of the southwest. the front will settle just south of maryland and stall. we keep the chance for rain through the weekend. 66 in annapolis. 59 in taneytown. 61 in parkton. variable clouds today and off and on rain showers are likely. high temperature between 76 and
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81 degrees. that front will stall south of us. los 70's through sunday. we will keep a 30% chance for rain shower each day. this is not a washout situation. a chance for some rain all the way through sunday and it should clear up early next week. >> time now for a last look at one of our big stories. controversy surrounding the death of the man in police custody. jennifer franciotti has more. >> anthony anderson died last friday. his family said he was going to his granddaughter's birthday party. of as a say he was caught in a
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drug deal -- officers say he was caught in a drug dale. police say he choked on drugs and now they're unclear how aniston died. they are awaiting toxicology reports. the officers involved have been suspended with pay pending the outcome of the investigation. the family is considering a wrongful death lawsuit and they want the officers to serve jail time. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> good morning. a lot of football fans not satisfied with the game ending called by replacement referees. how much damage is the lockout doing to the league?
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the case of the so-called soccer mom madam? why did she change her mind and plead guilty? a woman who dresses up in a different costume each day. she will be here to explain why she does it. as we get started on a wednesday morning here on "today." >> 62 degrees at the airport. >> we'll take a last look at weather and traffic together
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>> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. this morning we asked -- if price was not an issue, would you want to own a car that could drive itself? >> i am with you on that. [laughter] >> we will post more answers on our website, wbaltv.com. >> what is going on in phoenix? >> paper mill road, we have an accident. heavy delays on the west side.
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eastbound 32, watch for an accident. here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is the west side. heavy traffic. this is 95 south of the beltway. southbound traffic is heavy from white marsh down to the 895 split. >> we have a break from the rain now. more will be moving in. take and umbrella.-- take an umbrella. a chance for rain in the forecast. it is not as bad as that looks. hit and miss. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25. >> have a good one.
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